CHARLOTTE, NC—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Lam, managing partner of the firm’s Charlotte office, is serving as chair of the 2021 Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy and Legal Aid of North Carolina – Charlotte Access to Justice Campaign.
The Access to Justice Campaign raises critical funds for legal services to low-income residents of Mecklenburg County from members of the Mecklenburg County Bar and community supporters. The organization’s mission is to pursue justice and provide legal representation for those in need of safety, security and stability in areas such as consumer protection, healthcare access, home preservation, immigration, and domestic violence protection. This year’s campaign has a fundraising goal of $500,000.
A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Lam is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer who helps clients protect their business interests in disputes related to contracts, business torts, product liability, earn-outs, trade secrets, non-competes, LLCs and partnerships, defamation, motorsports, and private equity investments. He also regularly counsels his clients in business issues and contract drafting and negotiation.
In addition to his campaign chair role, Mr. Lam is the immediate past president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and is past co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Administration of Justice Committee. Additionally, he is the past chair of the Business Litigation Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), an invitation-only, peer-reviewed organization of approximately 2,500 attorneys from more than 50 countries around the world. Finally, he serves on the Board of Visitors for Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and is a Trustee of the North Carolina Humanities Council.